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Mental toughness is knowing when to withdraw
Dr Jon Rhodes is a sports psychologist who focuses on mindset and grit. Here, he comments on Simone Biles’ decision to withdraw from the gymnastics team and all around finals, and why it’s important for everyone.
Developing autonomous technology to assess condition of seagrass beds
University of Plymouth news: A collaboration between HydroSurv Unmanned Survey (UK) Limited and the University of Plymouth, funded by Innovate UK, will develop autonomous technology to assess condition of seagrass beds.
£650,000 to develop healthcare leaders of the future
The Professional and Generic Skills (PGS) programme is a collaborative venture funded by Health Education England, and is set to run for another three years
Research aims to unlock secrets of magma transport below the ocean floor
New research led by the University of Plymouth aims to provide greater understanding of the dynamic processes occurring at depth beneath the seafloor
Targeted removals and monitoring can help manage lionfish in Mediterranean
Scientists from the University of Plymouth, working as part of the European Union-funded RELIONMED project, teamed up with specially trained divers and citizen scientists to conduct a series of lionfish removal events and surveys over a six-month period
The Arts Institute Film Commission 2021
Mohini Chandra has been selected as the artist for the Arts Institute Film Commission 2021
Academics highlight major health challenges facing coastal communities
Professor of Health Policy Sheena Asthana and Senior Research Fellow Dr Alex Gibson, from the University of Plymouth, wrote a chapter analysing the burden of disease for the Chief Medical Officer’s Annual Report 2021.
Appearance related anxiety – and the tool which is helping people post-lockdown
People with visible differences, and those who suffer appearance related anxiety, are encouraged to try the FaceIT@home programme
Coastal ecosystems being ‘burned’ by double whammy of rising temperatures and ocean acidification
Researchers have published two new studies showing the combined effects that rising temperatures and ocean acidification are having on coastal environments
Plymouth's National Marine Park set to receive £9.5m
The National Marine Park in Plymouth has been awarded £9.5m from the National Lottery Heritage Fund.
Grants to further researchers’ work in Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s
The funding, totalling near £15,000, has come from the Alzheimer’s Research UK South West Network Centre and the Northcott Devon Medical Foundation.
Illustration student creates winning designs for SailGP’s Great Britain Sail Grand Prix merchandise
Student illustrator and animator has won a competition to design the artwork that will appear on SailGP’s Great Britain Sail Grand Prix merchandise.